10 Reasons to Quit Soft Drinks

10 Reasons to Quit Soft Drinks

Let’s admit it. We’re a nation of junkies addicted to sugary soft drinks. Decades of clever advertising and cheap unlimited access have made us slaves to sugary pop. We must stop this nonsense. Here are 10 reminders why you should … Continue reading

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Great News: Sales of Soda Pop Fizzle

Great News: Sales of Soda Pop Fizzle

In what may yet be the best news of the year so far, the Wall Street Journal reports that the top 3 companies selling carbonated soft drinks are experiencing a decline in revenue for the first time in ages. Sales … Continue reading

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The Beverage Industry is “Clear on Calories” – But Not the Other Crap in Soda

The Beverage Industry is “Clear on Calories” – But Not the Other Crap in Soda

Have you seen the ridiculous commercial sponsored by the beverage industry? The one where Dr. Pepper, Coke, Pepsi, and SunnyD pat themselves on the back for having stopped deceptive labeling after 20 years? For years, you’d buy a 20 fl … Continue reading

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Dr. Corn Sugar and Mr. High Fructose Corn Syrup

Dr. Corn Sugar and Mr. High Fructose Corn Syrup

It’s not Halloween, but somebody’s already putting on a mask. More precisely, some-THING. Goodbye High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS), Hello CORN SUGAR. Make no mistake, these are one and the same. So why the name change? The answer: Marketing, of … Continue reading

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Dr Pepper vs. Coke [Inside the Label]

Dr Pepper vs. Coke [Inside the Label]

With a particular flavor you either love or you hate, Dr Pepper has been around for as long as Coca Cola. Actually, one year longer – since 1885. Although it never reached the heights of Coke’s success, Dr Pepper is … Continue reading

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